Understanding Important Facts about Feng Shui and Vastu from Pallavi Chhelavda
Feng Shui and Vastu shastra are both ancient forms of science that reveals the connection between individuals and the dwellings they live in. Both of these studies focus on the well-being of the humans which can only be achieved when people are in harmony with nature and the flow of energy.
The main concept in both Feng Shui and Vastu shastra is the principle of five elements. However, the five elements in Vastu shastra are water, fire, air, space and earth and in Feng Shui it is fire, wood, earth, water and metal.
Pallavi Chellavda, one of the legendary Vastu Fengshui experts says that the Vastu as well as Feng Shui tips often tend to remain the same for most of the cases which are mentioned below.
- The guidelines for the prayer room for the home are almost the same in Feng Shui and Vastu Shastra. Accoring to Vastu Shastra, the prayer room should ideally be located in the north- east direction of the house or in the east or the north area. In case of Feng Shui also the same thing applies.
- When it comes to the master bedroom as per Vastu, it is expected to be located in the southern part of the house. The bed should be placed in a way that the headboard is in the direction of the west or south. Moreover, as per Vastu and Feng Shui, it is recommended not to take meals in the bedroom as this can cause illness, specifically if one eats on the bed. Moreover, keeping idols in bedrooms is a strict no. These entire things if maintained helps in maintaining a uniform energy all through the room, which in turn gives a steady frame of mind to people.
- In Feng Shui, the state of your kitchen is directly associated with the state your wealth, happiness and health. It is vital to know how to create good energy in your kitchen, as well as how to withstand it at all times. Vastu shastra also gives importance on good energy in the kitchen. According to Vastu, the kitchen should not be placed under or above the bathroom or bedroom. The colors that are considered best for the kitchen are orange, yellow, chocolate, pink or red. On the other hand, as per Feng Shui warm, clean colors are ideal for kitchen as they create positive energy flow.
- When it comes to bed positioning both Feng Shui and Vastu is against placing the bed in the Northeast direction. And both of them are against placing of aquarium, or mirrors within the bedroom.
Pallavi Chellavda is well- known for her Television program ‘Vastu Living’ which offers tips and guidelines regarding how to set up a home, business or office to get the maximum success. She, together with her group has founded International Vastu Fengshui Research Institute which serves customers in countries like Australia, UK, India, Singapore, Canada, Malaysia, Russia, France, Germany, Trinidad, US etc.